Apr 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In 2018, partnerships were once again at the center of the Inter-American Development Bank Group’s (IDB Group) efforts to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB’s Office of…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
Habilidades del siglo 21 es una iniciativa liderada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo que busca sumar y articular distintos actores del ámbito público y privado con el fin de equipar a los…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
21st Century Skills is an initiative led by the Inter-American Development Bank that aims to gather and organize different stakeholders from public and private sectors in order to equip Latin…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Mónica; Guillard, Charlotte; Crespi, Gustavo
Policymakers need statistics and indicators to diagnose the situation of the sector or issue at stake and then propose policies and programs based on evidence, and to monitor and evaluate public…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés; Goya, Daniel; Caamaño, Matías
We study the effect of different types of barriers to innovation (financial, demand, knowledge, market, cooperation, and regulatory barriers) on firm level innovation inputs and outputs. Using a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Umaña, Víctor
La actual publicación consiste en un análisis exhaustivo de la competitividad de los servicios digitales en El Salvador, con el fin de trazar una ruta para impulsar acciones dirigidas a promover su…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Deopersad, Chitralekha; Saghir, Lynn; Mejia, Camila; Gischler, Christiaan; Pavon, Fernando; Payne, Dana; Pecha, Camilo; Beepath, Vasu; Marray, Amanda
The first edition of The Next Wave magazine is meant to feature how the Caribbean Country Department is dedicated to creating vibrant and resilient economies in the Caribbean and how it is focused on…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
In order to learn how a creative entrepreneurship can flourish in Latin America and the Caribbean, first it is necessary to know the talent that will develop the projects. Launching an Orange Future…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
Para saber cómo puede florecer el emprendimiento creativo en América Latina y el Caribe, primero es necesario conocer al talento que desarrolla los proyectos. En Emprender un Futuro Naranja no solo…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades que ofrece la economía digital requiere transformar las empresas y los sectores productivos. La denominada cuarta revolución industrial surge a partir de la…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Taking full advantage of the opportunities brought by the digital economy requires transforming Latin American and Caribbean's productive sectors and firms. Digital technologies such as the…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés; Beliz, Gustavo; Coatz, Diego; Garnero, Paula
La economía global transita una nueva fase que se caracteriza por la digitalización y la conectividad. “INDUSTRIA 4.0. Fabricando el Futuro” explora los impactos de la denominada Cuarta Revolución…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Muente, Arturo; Serale, Florencia
En la era digital, la “economía de los datos” se está convirtiendo en el nuevo “oro negro” que aceita el motor del crecimiento económico. Los datos, masivos y abiertos, son esenciales para mejorar la…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa; Usher, Ximena
This paper analyzes the effects of financial and nonfinancial obstacles to innovation on Uruguayan firms. We contribute to the literature by including the role of systemic and institutional factors…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Arza, Valeria
This study contributes to our understanding of how barriers to innovation affect firms of different size. We review the literature on obstacles to innovation. We found that there is a gap regarding…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; González, Sebastián
This technical note, prepared as part of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) agenda on Center of Government, analyzes how delivery units (DU) have been adapted by Latin American and Caribbean…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; González, Sebastián
Esta nota técnica, preparada en el marco del trabajo del Banco en el tema de Centro de Gobierno, analiza cómo se ha adaptado el modelo de delivery units (DU) o unidades de cumplimiento en los…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Trigo, Eduardo; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Méndez, Juan Carlos; Demichelis, Francisco
En esta publicación se realiza una caracterización del estado actual de las propuestas de valor basadas en nuevas tecnologías digitales (NTD) para el sector agropecuario en Argentina. Se presentan…